Explore an innovative way to save everything that’s important. Synology’s Time Backup is an application that helps you back up all types of files on DiskStation with different versions. Have Time Backup captures and back up files now and then so no edits will be missed out.
The Snapshot function is just like taking a picture of the current volume status. Using Snapshot, you can create backup tasks at various points of time and saved into various versions1. Time Backup gives you a helpful timeline and cover flow interface to browse through the versions. You can also switch between different backup tasks and see what versions are available within.
Time Backup allows you to create and manage different backup versions. Going back to a particular point of time and restore specific version is as easy as in a few clicks. Just flip through the versions or drag between the timeline to locate the one you want, and right click “Restore” to bring your system back to where it was.
Use Time Backup Wizard to set up your own backup schedule in Time Backup mechanism. You can choose to backup in an hourly interval or customize personal timetable so that you never have to manually do the backup. If you ever come across a time when you need to manually take the snapshot, just click Backup Now to create an image on the spot.
|How does Smart Recycle work?|
|For versions that were created in||Smart recycle keeps a version for|
|Past 24 hours||Every hour|
|Past month||Every day|
|Over a month||Every Week|
The backup versions will occupy a good portion of your storage after a while, so you’d better stay smart and effective when it comes to managing the storage space. Time Backup’s Smart Recycle is able to help and intelligently manages the backup versions. You can also lock specific versions to prevent them from being automatically recycled (deleted).
Time Backup allows users to backup data to another DiskStation in a remote location, with snapshot and multiple versioning still supported. Remote backup ensures data security and keeps its historical changes are intact when the main server experiences unexpected downtime.